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What is Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

What is Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

  • Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: A skin condition characterized by the development of red skin bumps on the face, extremities and buttocks. The condition is self-limiting and usually resolves in about 3 weeks. The underlying cause is a viral infection such as Epstein-Barr virus, Coxsackie virus, parainfluenza virus, vaccine-related virus, cytomegalovirus and hepatitis B virus.

Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome, or a subtype of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome:

Broader types of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome:

How serious is Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

Prognosis of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: The condition usually resolves spontaneously within about 3 weeks
Complications of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: see complications of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

What causes Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

Causes of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: see causes of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

Symptoms of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: see symptoms of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

Complications of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: see complications of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

Onset of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: childhood

Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome.
Treatments for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: see treatments for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome
Research for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: see research for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

Main name of condition: Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome:

Giannotti-Crosti syndrome, Crosti-Giannotti syndrome, papular infantile acrodermatitis, infantile lichenoid acrodermatitis, eruptive popular infantile acrodermatitis, IPA, PAC, acrodermatitis, infantile lichenoid, Papular acrodermatitis of childhood, Papulovesicular acrolocated syndrome, Acropapulo-vesicular syndrome, Acrodermatitis papulosa infantum, Erythemato-vesiculo-papulous eruptive syndrome

Papulovesicular acrolocated syndrome, Infantile papular acrodermatitis Source - Diseases Database

Acrodermatitis papulosa infantum, Acropapulo-vesicular syndrome, Erythemato-vesiculo-papulous eruptive syndrome, Acrodermatitis, Acrodermatitis - infantile lichenoid, Acrodermatitis - papular infantile, Papular acrodermatitis of childhood, Papulovesicular acrolocated syndrome, Papulovesicular acro-located syndrome, Acrodermatitis papulosa infantum, Acropapulo-vesicular syndrome, Erythemato-vesiculo-papulous eruptive syndrome, Papular acrodermatitis of childhood, Papulovesicular acrolocated syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome:

  • Papulovesicular dermatitis
  • ECHO virus
  • Hepatitis B infection
  • Respiratory synctial virus
 

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